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Hot Hits

David Sedaris

Strathmore
Wed. Apr 3
The master of satire and bestselling author of Me Talk Pretty One Day and other satirical gems returns with the acerbic humor, social commentary, and outlandish stories t

Ain't Misbehavin': The Fats Waller Musical Show

Signature Theatre
Feb. 20 – Mar. 10
Step into Harlem for a swinging, dancing celebration of big band and the songs of Thomas “Fats” Waller.

The Triplets of Belleville Cine-Concert

Strathmore
Thu. Apr 18
The animated French feature The Triplets of Belleville & Charest are back; with Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville, he recreates live the original score as the film itself is beamed onto the big screen.

Nell Gwynn

Folger Theatre
Feb. 20 – Mar. 10
This heart-warming and hilarious look at an amazing woman of her—or any—age is “an absolute treat” (The Times).

Confection

Folger Shakespeare Library
Mar. 4 – 24
Third Rail Projects’ newest immersive experience, Confection, is a rollicking rumination on opulence, inequity, and teeny-tiny desserts. In this 45-minute experience.

Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles

Strathmore
Sat. Mar 2
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of Abbey Road, RAIN will bring the greatest hits to life in addition to all your early favorites.

Kristin Chenoweth

Strathmore
Mon. Apr 8
She will perform from her latest release of American Songbook classics, The Art of Elegance.

The Triplets of Belleville Cine-Concert

Strathmore
Thu. Apr 18
The animated French feature The Triplets of Belleville & Charest are back; with Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville, he recreates live the original score as the film itself is beamed onto the big screen.

Rosanne Cash & Band

Strathmore
Fri. Mar 1
Cash’s upcoming release, She Remembers Everything, is highly anticipated follow-up to her triple Grammy winning masterpiece The River and the Thread.

Farruquito

Strathmore
Thu. Feb 21
Hailed as the greatest flamenco dancer of the century by The New York Times, this powerhouse performer is heir to the most renowned Gypsy flamenco dynasty.

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour: featuring Cécile McLorin Salvant & Christian Sands

Strathmore
Thu. Mar 21
Cécile McLorin Salvant makes her triumphant return under the banner of the legendary Monterey Jazz Festival.

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant

Strathmore
Wed. Apr 24
The set list for Alan Cumming’s provocative new concert show is as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Cumming himself.

Spotlights

Kronos Quartet

Sixth & I
Sat. Mar 2

Anoushka Shankar

Sixth & I
Sat. Mar 23

First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Mar. 31

Chucho Valdés

Sixth & I
Sat. Apr 6

Washington National Opera: Faust

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 16 – 30

Christina and Michelle Naughton, pianos

Terrace Theatre
Sun. Mar 24

National Symphony Orchestra: Baroque & Beyond

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 14 – 16

Washington National Opera: Eugene Onegin

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 9 – 29

Broadway Center Stage: Tommy

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 25 – 28

San Francisco Symphony

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Mar 23
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